Carbon Steel S511

Technical Data Sheet


Chemical Composition Limits
Weight% C Si Mn P + S max Cr Mo Ni
S511 0.1 max 0.2 max 0.5 max P 0.04
S 0.04
0.15 max 0.1 max 0.3 max

BS S511 is a heat treatable carbon steel that is mainly used in low strength applications where significant drawing is required during the manufacture process.

Typical Mechanical Properties

Grade Condition Tensile Strength N/mm² Yield Strength N/mm² Elongation (%) Hardness (HB) Ruling Section
S511 Softened 280-400 - 26   <1.6mm
S511 Softened 280-400 - 28 121 max 1.6mm-2.4mm
S511 Softened 280-400 - 30   >2.4 mm

Alloy S511 for all stock availability contact Sales.


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